Bikini Model Irina Shayk

Bikini Model Irina Shayk

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Bikini Model Irina Shayk, is a Russian model and actress famous for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was also featured as the cover model for the 2011 issue of the bikini model magazine. Shayk was born in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia to the family of a coal miner Volga Bulgar Valery Shaykhlislamov, and a kindergarten music teacher named Olga.

Irina Shayk started playing piano at age six and subsequently registered in a music school at age nine where she took music lessons for seven years as well as playing the piano and singing in the choir. She studied marketing after high school but was unsuccessful hence she registered at a beauty school with her older sister.

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It was while she was at the beauty school that she was discovered by someone from a nearby modeling agency who was struck by her natural beauty and attractiveness. He encouraged her to take part in a beauty contest in 2004 which she eventually won.

In 2007 the bikini model Irina Shayk replaced Ana Beatriz Barros as the face of Intimissimi and also debuted in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. From that time, she appeared in every yearly edition, with amazing photo shoots at breathtaking locations like St. Petersburg, Grenada, Chile and Naples.

She was made the official ambassador for Intimissimi in 2010 and handled other modeling contracts which include Guess spring/summer and Beach Bunny Swimwear both in 2009 as well as Lacoste, Cesare Paciotti, Morellato and Victoria’s Secret catalog. She has been featured in a number of magazine covers including Woman, Twelv, Annabelle, Bolero, Paris Capital and Jalouse and also signed with modeling agency IMG in 2009.

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Bikini Model Irina Shayk ranked first in the Complex magazine’s fifty hottest Russian Women, and had in 2010 modeled the Armani Exchange spring/summer campaign in addition to being featured in the cover of Ocean Drive and GQ South Africa. She was also pictured nude in the December issue of GQ Spain; but claimed that the magazine had digitally altered her images to remove her lingerie.

On 14 February 2011 it was revealed via Billboard that Shayk for the first time would be featured in the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue as the cover model. She is the first Russian model to appear on the cover. And also in 2011 she became the face of swim label Luli Fama’s advertising campaign and also appeared in the John John Denim ad campaign.  She was featured in several magazines including Twelv, Cosmopolitan Spain, Tatler Russia, Amica Italy, GQ Mexico Glamour Spain and on the cover of the special Christmas edition of Elle Spain. She also worked for many brands like Rampage and ranked very high among top Sexy Models on the Models.com website, also in the same year the Hungarian magazine Periodikashe voted her the Sexiest Woman in the World.

In 2012 Shayk covered Harper’s Bazaar Arabia and Ukraine, Esquire UK, Marie Claire Ukraine, Spain, Glamour Russia, GQ Germany and appeared on a number of Cosmopolitan spring covers all over the world. She also did an editorial for Vanity Fair Italy and appeared in campaigns for Morellato, Agua Bendita and Blanco and also became the face of La Clover and of Avon super drama mascara. She covered L’express Styles Magazine. In September 2012, Twelv Magazine, Second Issue with supermodel Anne V. and also appeared in an editorial for Vogue Spain working with Mario Testino. Irina Shayk led a leading Russian TV show tagged Russia’s Next Top Model. You can find the best pictures of Bikini Model Irina Shayk here.

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